COVID-19 Update: Due to the Executive Order of Governor Ducey, Bearizona has made some changes to our operations. Please read about them here.

Bearizona Wildlife Park

Bringing The Wild Back To The West

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News and Events at Bearizona Wild Life Park

News and Events at Bearizona Wild Life Park

Bearizona Wild Life Park Admission and Event Prices

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Bearizona Admission Prices

Visitor Rates: Per Person
Child (0-3 yrs): Free
Child (4-12 yrs): $15.00 tax included
Adult (13-61 yrs): $25.00 tax included
Seniors (62+ yrs): $23.00 tax included

Maximum Carload Rate: $120.00 tax included
(We charge per person, BUT total private vehicle cost not to exceed $120 tax included)
Bronze Annual Carload Pass (9 blackout dates): $200.00
Platinum Annual Carload Pass (no blackout dates): $300.00
Personal Annual Pass: $100.00

Special pricing available for educational, tour groups, as well as larger groups of 15 or more, please call for details.

We accept all major credit cards, cash, and travellers checks for payment.

Vehicle Restrictions

Most vehicles can drive through Bearizona's well-maintained gravel roads. Each vehicle must be completely enclosed and have operational windows.

Sorry no atv/all-terrain or open-top jeeps or convertibles.

Bearizona Wild Life Park Hours of Operation and Show Times

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Current Hours of Operation*

Open Daily: 8:00 a.m.
Last Car Admitted: 4:00 p.m.
Closes: 5:30 p.m.
*Hours vary throughout the year

Birds of Prey Program Times*

11:00 a.m.
1:00 p.m.
3:00 p.m.
*Effective March - December

Keeper Chat Program Times

Bear Aware: 9:40 a.m.
Ambassador Animal Show: 10:00 a.m.
Bobcat Feeding: 10:40 p.m.
Otter Feeding: 11:40 a.m.
Animal Meet-n-Greet: 1:40 p.m.
Ambassador Animal Show: 2:00 p.m.
Fort Bearizona Animal Enrichment/Training Session: 2:30 p.m.

Wild Ride Bus Tour Times*

10:00 a.m.
12:00 p.m.
2:00 p.m.
3:30 p.m.
*Hours vary throughout the year

Spin It

Drive three miles through untamed Arizona wilderness witnessing North American Wildlife in natural environments.

View animals ranging from rugged mountain goats and stealthy wolves to majestic bison and comical black bears - all from the comfort of your own private vehicle.

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Drive in

Bearizona invites guests to drive into the Arizona Wilderness and witness
animals in natural habitats - all from their own private vehicle or motor coach.
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Stroll it

Fort Bearizona is a separate walk-through area, located directly after the drive through portion of the park.

Visitors leisurely stroll through winding walkways to get an up-close look at even more North American animals on exhibit.

The Fort is also where all of the shows occur and where visitors load onto the Wild Ride Bus.

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Stroll Fort Bearizona

There is also the "Bearizona Barnyard" petting zoo and a Mine Shaft Experience,
which houses some nocturnal animals as well as some creepy, crawly critters.
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Soar it

Feel the breeze as our amazing birds of prey skim directly overhead during this incredible show.

Come face to face with hawks, owls, falcons and other raptors, while learning more about them in this fun and informative show.

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High Country Raptors

Daily (Mar-Dec) 11:00 a.m. 1:00 p.m. & 3:00 p.m.
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Birds of Prey Show Mar-Dec

This show allows visitors to come face to face with hawks, owls, falcons and other raptors.

Programs include "on the fist", training demonstrations and dramatic "free flight" shows, all with a narrative on natural history, conservation and interesting facts while entertaining audiences of all ages.

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Birds of Prey Show

Showtimes: 11:00 a.m. 1:00 p.m. & 3:00 p.m.
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Wild Ride Bus Tour

Feel the breeze of the cool mountain air and learn more about the animals that call Bearizona home as you get a complimentary tour from one of our highly trained guides. During the ride, guides will offer treat feedings for a few of the animals ensuring great visibility and photo opportunities.

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Wild Ride Bus Tour

Departs from the Fort Bearizona parking lot on a first come, first serve basis.
*Tour times vary by month
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Keeper Chat

Meet Bearizona keeper staff and see animals up-close as they conduct informal, educational chats pertaining to both animals on exhibit in Fort Bearizona & program animals.

9:40 a.m. Bear Aware
10:00 a.m. Ambassador Animal Show
10:40 a.m. Bobcat Chat
11:40 a.m. Otter Feeding
1:40 p.m. Animal Meet-n-Greet
2:00 p.m. Ambassador Animal Show
2:30 p.m. Fort Bearizona Animal Enrichment/Training Session

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Keeper Chat

Current Schedule: 9:40 a.m. 10:00 a.m. 10:40 a.m. 11:40 a.m. 1:40 p.m. 2:00 p.m. 2:30 p.m.
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